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. >>> this morning, the bankrupt city of detroit is a step closer to gnaw mayor. but new york city's mayor michael bloomberg says detroit's financial disaster should serve as a warning to all u.s. cities. >> the reality is we may be a long ways from detroit, but only a short ways from relapsing into decline if we allow health care and pension benefits to crowd out the investments that new york city -- makes new york city a place where people want to live, work, study, and visit. >> in detroit, wayne county sheriff polian and ceo mike dugan emerged as the top vote getters in yesterday's mayoral showdown. that means detroit where 82% of the population is now black would elect its first white mayor in four decades and they scare off in november for a job that doesn't have any significant power since a state emergency manager controls the purse strings there. let's bring in thomas sugrew who is a detroit native and author of "the origins of urban crisis race and inequality in post war detroit." >> good morning. >> detroit did crushed by skyrocketing pension and health benefits and why mayor bloomering
any republicans. >> thank you. >>> next, detroit may be the canary in the coal mine but how can it be that banks are too big to fail but our cities are on their own. this is your first time missing a payment. and you've got the it card, so we won't hike up your apr for paying late. that's great! it is great! thank you. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with late payment forgiveness. [ crashing ] [ male announcer ] when your favorite food starts a fight, fight back fast with tums. trusted heartburn relief that goes to work in seconds. nothing works faster. ♪ tum, tum tum tum tums! plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day women's 50+. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. "stubborn love" by the lumineers did you i did. email? so what did you think of the house? did you see the school ratings? oh, you're right. hey babe, i got to go. bye daddy! have a good day at school, ok? ...but what about when
is the story with chicago? truly as bad as detroit or heading in that direction? >> economically not as bad a viable global city but their budget is a mess. $3 billion in taxes they collect, this year is the need to a $415 million for pensions and that is going to $1 billion in a year. this release the projection, that would be the third tax collection going in to pensions. this is something the state is mandating and they don't know how they can pay that. lori: you mentioned chicago economically in better shape. look at the baseball game where all those people to do a rod, more about that this afternoon but the underlying economy of chicago seems to have some growth potential. >> the economy there is okay and. nobody is really flying in this economy but here is the point, has not been economically declining of the way detroit is but their pension obligations are, their pension system is in worse shape than detroit's, detroit's system is considered an argument how well funded it is but they have four pension systems in chicago, one of them is only 25% funded and the other one is only 38% fu
these rumors on the street. >>steve: and repeating them on that detroit radio station. bill o'reilly booked her last night. it was fiery. watch. >> chicago police, as you well know, are not gunning down black children. you know that; right? >> well, certainly they are not, bill. but based upon the history of african-americans in this country and based upon the fact that 70% of the murders in chicago are unsolved, 70% are unsolved, people are wondering what the heck is going on. certainly monique davis, who is a good friend to the police, who supports the police, i believe they're our first responder and i respect that, but i have the right as a legislator to repeat what my community says to me. >> not if it's irresponsible you don't. i hear a lot of *eurp -- irresponsible stuff. >> i don't think it is irresponsible. >> for chicago police to be accused of gunning down children? you don't think it'sish responsible. >> i don't think they said that. i said there was some suspicion -- >> that's irresponsible without any evidence. >>steve: we all hear crazy stuff. when you're in a position of power a
followers by saying what he said.ing w now this man is a kreetan. i don't have much use for him. >> detroit is going bankrupt. obama said that he saved detroit.s we played it more than a few time here. he was running on that 50 years of democratic rule. the real cause of nbc is the parasites, the conservatives are the real villains in detroit's bankruptcy. >> conservatives are using the most insulting language possible that they can come up with to blame unions, blame black people, blame their culture for detroit's troubles.esup the real parasites are their conservative ideals that are coming from state government an from the feds. your tax dollars went to save the financial sector in this country.govern will your tax dollars go to s. float a loan to the people and e the workers of detroit to rebuild their communities?financ hell, no. dollar big banks are the real parasitep of detroit and the people are the victims in this. deir union busting is the real parasite.banks ar conservative policies which p helped businesses out for yearsi are now saying, nay, we don't want to fund public educat
, share your thoughts with us on twitter @edshow and on facebook. >>> the ripple effect on how detroit's bankruptcy is affecting workers beyond city limits and some pennsylvania lawmakers are becoming law breakers in the name of marriage equality. i'll ask two state leaders if the move is enough to redefine marriage in the keystone state. lots more coming up on "the ed show." can get cash back. i'm here to help you get the most out of your cash rewards. it's personalized, and it's free. i want that. we have a concierge! at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with cashback concierge. plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. to speak my language. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. quiero que me hagas sentir segura. i wan
that route, you have more rid lin described. >> another big business. >> doc, before we go, a detroit area doctor, of course, detroit, charged with cheating the government out of tens of millions of dollars deliberately misdiagnosing patients with cancer and illegally billing them for treatment. >> oh, my god, if it's true, let me tell you something, it's a big business. oncologists prescribe their own chemotherapy, making loot, medicare is cracking down on that, no longer going to be available to do that. this guy apparently, the clinics made $35 million in two years, 24 until many medication. one guy fell, hit the head, and told you have to have chemo before going to the hospital. the parties didn't even have cancer. if this is true, it's a real black mark on the medical profession. >> a guy like this, through him under the prison. no parole, nothing. this is just -- i mean, -- >> disgusting. absolutely. >> great foppics, appreciate it, thanks. record number of americans on food stamps. you knew that. what are your taxpayer dollars paying for? try sushi, lobster for this guy. >> wake up,
points lower than june. detroit emergency manager apologizing after calling some of the city residents those names. and the nfl hit with another concussion lawsuit. 83 former players led by pro-bowlers. they say they are suffering long-term effects from brain injuries sustained during their playing days. and we're watching the market this hour of "markets now." ♪ connell: those headlines show you there is a lot going on-9 today. we will get to the mess in egypt in just a moment, but first, our market today with the selloff, seeing the biggest decline in a couple of months. nicole petallides starts us off on the floor of the new york stock exchange. nicole: you are absolutely right. the lowest point, the biggest move to the downside since june 20. down about 1.5% right now. back on june 20 the dow dropped over 2%, this is the biggest moving percentage terms since that time. you have a couple of names that are weighing on the do dow jones industrial, better-than-expected economic news. walmart and kohls are two names we are following closely. as well as cisco systems. walmart higher p
. in detroit -- what a show. >> it's where capitalism, pop culture, first amendment, politics all come together. sometimes there's a moment of clarity. that was that moment. >> i'm holding my script close to my face because i'm legal live blind and my contacts don't work right now. in detroit a police commander has mistakenly released a document -- >> oh, come on! come on! look at this. >> i'm going to the merger. go ahead. >> the police department has mistakenly released a document containing the bra size of several female officers in an of the to say who has received bullet-proof vests. come on. come on! >> now back to you. >> hello, san diego. >> hello, san diego. >> all right, we're going to -- >> i have to ask the question because i'm a journalist. >> are you? >> it's a vest. female vest. >> i regret all of this. >> i would like to go back to 6 a.m. east coast and rerack the tape. >> we also want to talk about possible fed choices and the obama care story. >> industry officials are surprised of the move that would prevent the creation of the world's largest airline. nbc's tom costello repo
being good for the communities that is the plants that depend on carmakers, detroit. what does it mean to detroit? >> this is tough, tough, tough for detroit. the manufacturing jobs in detroit have disappeared. back in the 50's 300,000 manufacturing jobs. last year, 27,000 jobs. those jobs have dispersed all over the united states and some are replaced by computers. the jobs are not coming back. detroit used to have a population of 1.85 million people. now they barely hit 700,000. this is a city that has been in decline for 60 years. tough times. >> heather: will the trend continue in 2014? for car sals, in general. >> guest: car sales can remain a recovery story because of pent up demand and the very old cars on the road. i don't thing we will suddenly see 25 million cars being sold. >> heather: not good news know detroit. 300,000 manufacturing jobs and down to 27,000. we appreciate you joining us. do you remember your first car in mine was a 64corvair. >> gregg: i had a mercury colony park used. it was wasn't a model t. >> the fight for the soul of the republican party with new jerse
and a few thought detroit was the exception think again, we are talking trillions of dollars of debt ended all comes down to public workers' pension. alex rodriguez will still take the field, he can think unions and collective bargaining and youth unemployment, don't worry, you can stay home with mom and dad. all that and more on a fresh hour of "varney and company". let's check the big board. we have been down 56 points. one of our big things today, the question is profits, can they keep pace with stock prices. liz: the bulls are seeing corporate earnings have to pick up steam for the market to charge even higher, we are looking on track for 4.7% growth in the second quarter and analysts expect 4.8% profit growth in the third quarter, ten.7 in the fourth. peaceably like we have seen in june, the june swoon the past three summers we see a juice. you can see a solution we are not seeing it yet, the market is up 1% for august. charles: i got to tell you so the audience knows, not manufacturing data from the service part of the economy which is obviously the overwhelming part, 56, the street
do? contracts are up. bloomberg said a moment to avoid a detroit. >> i hear teachers accused of horrible things, they can't get fired, they have to set in a rubber room, i would fire them, let them sue me if i broke the contract, let them sue me for getting a child molest o molestf the city payroll, i am prepared to deal with that, there is hardly a politician today that could get elected without having to make a promise. neil: look at new york, one of the priest teen cities in -- pristine cities, this is the best we could do for candidates? >> i agree. neil: so why condition guys like -- can't guys like you, bloomberg said i don't like the way it is going, why not you? >> i am a private person, i am doing this interview, i have turned down a lot. neil: i know, i appreciate it. >> i don't like going on television. >> you are good at it. >> i don't know about that. i want my private life, i don't want to be out in the public. neil: it is a hassle, that is the problem. >> i would love to be. neil: i talked with a lot of successful guys they say look at stuff theyel any on and f
on the wall. first detroit, next chicago? a billion dollar budget shortfall by 2015. what's next for chicago? we'll deal with them next. ♪ announcer: where can an investor be a name and not a number? scottrade. ron: i'm never alone with scottrade. i n always call or stop by my local office. they're nearby and ready to help. so when i have questions, i can talk to someone who knows exactly how i trade. because i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. that's why i'm with scottrade. announcer: scottrade- proud to be ranked "best overall client experience." >> this is a very low volume wednesday in the first part of august and the market is down 57 points. how about the price of gold? fell below he 1300 recently and still below 1300. 1283 is the quote now. dead flat. look at disney. it is the biggest loser on the dow, why? well, losses from its flop film. lone ranger is hurting them. plus, disney is coming off a high and it's down near 3%. i've got troubling news on chicago's financial problems, the city is predicting a $1 billion shortfall by 2015. john tillman from the illinois policy
pleasure. lori: gerri willis will talk with bill emerson from detroit. he runs the long largest online mortgage lender. "the willis report," 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. adam: americans can't get enough of "sharknado." the campy movie is twitter sensation, so much so sci-fi launch ad contest to name the sequel. after 5000 title submissions, the winner is, are you ready for this? "sharknado" 2 the second one. look out shark fans, a storm is coming to your tv next summer. lori: can't put your finger on why, but that movie is an absolute sensation. adam: like the old american international films from the '60s that they used to run on tv, sci-fi films real low budget and made no sense and they make a gazillion dollars. with all the sharks and agents in los angeles, you would think sharks would be out there. lori: there was a shark on the subway in new york. that was little scary. adam: picture of kids found it on the beach and took it on the n train i think. lori: absolutely. more on "sharknado." when sleeping on the job might be a good thing. a company that has employees living and working together
of the things i want to talk to him about, the detroit store, everyone is running from detroit, whole foods runs to detroit. what a great american company. >> you do forget, i think, seven, what is it, we say 75, some of these stores are more than a decade old, jim. >> the new stores are doing exactly what they want and that's still remarkable growth. chicago po chipotle and starbucks, a pantheon of people behind the scenes and they all talk to each other and whole foods needs to do a credible infinity program not unlike what starbucks has, they'll do it. but this quarter there was a guy that said, listen, i was at your -- really kind of funny. a new guy, identify was at your des moines store and that was not a good store. they come right back, have you been to our, mentioned the oxnard store. there was such an timothy, it's not like they are idiots. they're the best operators there is! and the people were, like, you know, slamming them, will you give me a break! give me a break! >> okay, i will. i'm happy to give you a break when you want one. >> thank you. i felt there was a lack of respect on
make of this? worried about the road ahead, auto critic with the detroit free press joining us from michigan, good to see you. i did not intend to make a car related pun about driving. a lot of this is in a pickup trucks and larger vehicles. are you worried these automakers are making the same a stake they did in the 90s? it blew up in their face. >> not really. the increase in pickup trucks is due to a lot of businesses stocking up again because they think the economy is getting better and many as you thes we see our smaller than the vehicles that existed in 90s and more fuel efficient. the problem is when car and suv sales get out of whack and you are making your money on huge vehicles and losing money on cars that doesn't seem to be the case. the ford fiesta is up 90% in july versus last year which was a stunning number. dagen: we should really celebrate these automakers and rejoice in effect these sales are so good and the quality of these vehicles is so good. you get in any small american sedan these days and even in many cases it is superior to what you would buy in japan or f
levin. when are you moving? chicago is getting a lot like detroit. when are you moving? >> i am not moving anytime soon. detroit.is a lot different than it is run better. it is in trouble like every state in the nation, but no shape like detroit. you want to be here in the summer in chicago. if i moved, i would probably move in the winter. stuart: it is a friday morning and summer. i see people ripping up contracts behind you and chucking it behind you. larry, the fed is still all about when ben quits or reduces printing, isn't it? >> where the dallas fed president the last couple of days talk about how complicated of a situation this is. that is looking the market little bit but not a whole lot. the stock index trading bejg me still sitting at all-time highs. wwe're thinking but when is bernanke going to be talking about it. that is when the market will really get spooked and lose a lot of ground. stuart: thank you very much, indeed, out there in chicago. the opening bell is ringing. we expect the (to be lower, and it is. this will be a slow trading session, a thin market, thin
? >> eric, i know you're joining us from detroit. a quick question regarding the sales for you guys, up more than 11%. but when you take a look at where trucks were, the real engine of your growth. are you seeing strength in one particular area of truck sales around the country, or is it pretty much across the board? >> it's pretty much across the board, phil. we are seeing some strength in some of the hotter housing markets, such as in california, new york and places like miami, but we're seeing truck strength really across the board. there really aren't any regions across the country that are down on trucks right now. >> while your truck sales were up 22.6%, i want to talk about the fusion, which is your top-selling car. sales down 12%. i know you were supply constrained because you were ramping up production at your flat rock assembly plant, but it brings up the question, did you leave some sales on the table last month? >> well, certainly if we had more inventory on some of our key vehicles like the fusion, we probably could have done even a little better than what we did on the retail s
want to go to detroit. they have blocks and blocks of foreclosed homes and four years ago where u.n. failed an idea where you said we could create jobs by paying people to bulldoze houses like this and four years later they have not done it but now detroit is talking about doing this. >> thank goodness it is a shame we did not do it for years ago when we were really in the pits in recent of tired people directly off the unemployment roll electricians are carpenters to go in to do something important. not just turning down the refuse of places of drug addicts a and bad urban blight but we could have put those properties back on the tax roll at the same time we create real jobs. i beg the administration and to do it not even a blank. nothing. nothing at all. it was a good idea it still is a good idea to take interest to restore our country to where they can be proud of the neighborhoods. liz: is there another guitry tidying? chicago is not the next eight troy but some people say there are some cities. >> there are some that have some of the same problems mostly unfunded pension obli
detroit your city -- company is fond of the city you have a bright sny new ildings so whatoes detroit we do to make it out of the nkruptcy >> there's been a lot of great things happening and we have been involved with that over the last two or three years to invest in the city. private investment is that the all-time high. that is certainly difficult but it is long overdue that this happened so we have to address the problems of this city in the bankruptcy is difficult but it is giving us the opportunity to deal th legacy issues to come out the other side. we have to get through the bankruptcy process and that will take time but as we look at this we're bullish on the straight that they have great balance and great infrastructure to have our renaissance like it deserves gerri: great's formation we appreciate you comin on. , back. >> my pleasure. i am happy to come back. gerri: a lot still to come how to turn your part-time job into full-time and the they are sending your kid to college but what about loans for day care? i am not kidding. we will talk about it. next. with the spark miles
managers with the power to set aside elected governments most famously in the largest city, detroit. pennsylvania governor tom corbett, so unpopular may not run for election in 2014, pushed forth a law disenfranchising voters prompting the court to smack it down. equally unpopular governor rick scott refuses to budge on the state's stand your ground law trying a second percentage of the voter rolls, no likely that legitimate voters will be bumped off the roles. governor kasich in ohio signed new restrictions on reproductive rights. the governor in maine, education andy, a included state funding for religious schools. list goes on and on. far right republican governor implementing agendas. north carolina, its governor, pat mccrory promised if he won, which he did last november, he wouldn't sign any new abortion restrictions into law. he did just that putting his signature on a bill last month that tucked those restrictions into a motorcycle safety measure. this week mccrory signed a bill into law that takes voter suppression to a whole new level. north carolina's new voter law requir
york city like detroit. we're not detroit. but with actions like this and with actions like the city council where they just recently passed a law that says individuals can actually sue policemen individually, not corporately, it's really unfortunate. >> gretchen: it's interesting to see when you have the police commissioner, ray kelly and the mayor agreeing so strongly on this particular issue, 'cause they don't agree on everything, to see them come out and be so upset about this must say something about the way in which they've been conducting business for the last decade. i just want you to look at the stats. here is new york city crime stats. 2012-2013, murder down 27.5%. murder down, shooting incidents down, 28.6%. so joe, how do you expect that to change when officers can no longer stop and frisk? >> well, officers can still stop and frisk, but they're going to be handcuffed in how they do it. the judge basically thinks and without any credible evidence that police officers are stopping people for -- without having any suspicious activity, when in fact, that's been not proven.
per hour, a newburgher joint just outside of detroit, michigan is rising to the challenge. they are paying their workers a minimum wage of $12 per hour. that's almost $4 more than the minimum wage in michigan. joining me, allen fisher, managing partner of moo cluck moo. i just love that name. you have about a dozen employees so far and the average wage, $14 per hour. if we look at the cost on the menu there, hamburgers start at $3, soda, $2 with free refills. your projected annual sales are between $700,000 and $800,000 so how are you able to afford the higher wage? >> we believe that the people are where it is at for us. we believe in paying our people right because that's what -- it's just the right thing to do. we manage our costs effectively. we use the best product that we can afford and we pass that along to our employees. in working at moo cluck moo, it is not an easy job to do. we demand a lot out of our people but we pay them for that. thomas, we also have a training program that is exclusive to moo cluck moo where each person can qualify for a better job and, alo
and apple shaping our society. >>> and then hard core deals at the store in detroit. >> i will give you the whole package, everything included. golf clubs and a crowbar, and $800 altogether. >> sounds good. >> thank you very much. >> i will have my guys write you up. >> joining me on the streets of new york for a lesson to try and get the best price on everything. if you have not asked your boss for a raise, watch this before you do it. to fly home for the big family reunion. you must be garth's father? hello. mother. mother! traveling is easy with the venture card because you can fly any airline anytime. two words. double miles! this guy can act. wanna play dodge rock? oh, you guys! and with double miles you can actually use, you never miss the fun. beard growing contest and go! ♪ i win! what's in your wallet? vietnam in 1972. [ all ] fort benning, georgia in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve military members, veterans, and their famil
and johnny peralta of the detroit tigers. but the harshest penalty is going to alex rodriguez of the d w york yankees, baseball's highest-paid player is being suspended without pay for a record 211 games. the game has not seen punishment of this scope since the black sox scandal nearly a century nigh don dahler is in chicago where rodriguez and the yankees are playing the white sox tonight. don? >> reporter: mellow, maurice, alex rodriguez has missed most of this season trying to rehab an injury. tonight, weather permitting, he will bat fourth and play third base. but his return to major league baseball may be for a limited time only. >> the last seven months have ben a nightmare. it's been -- you know, probably the worst time of my life for sure. ac reporter: alex rodriguez now stands alone among the 13 players accused of using performance-enhancing drugs. but what we've always fought for is for the process and i think we have that. and at some point we'll sit in front of an arbiter and give it our... give our case. >> reporter: baseball commissioner bud selig explained why rodriguez's punis
who came to detroit in 2009. this is more -- is more general. i think if anything's changed it's that in the aftermath of the attack on our facility in benghazi and the deaths there of four americans and the continuing ha la ba lu from congress about embassy safety, people just want to err on the side of taking extra precautions. they don't have the same kind of specificity here they've had in other threats. what they have is significant personalities being involved in the threat stream and i think that's why they take it seriously. >> we are living in a post-benghazi world and benghazi drives so much of this. >> exactly. so richard haas, talk a little bit about -- what's the president's for closing -- precedence for closing 22 embassies and this al qaeda resurgence. >> let me start with the latter. people are focusing on the u.s. reaction which i think is appropriate. the bigger story this is the new normal. this is now a middle east where you no longer have countries that are essentially controlled by their governments. it's been the case in pakistan for some time, which is w
like detroit. what is the? we will tell you. connell: before we get to that, here are some of their winners today in the market on the s&p 500. ♪ connell: at the half hour, here is what we still have coming up for you. wayne rogers is here. we will get to wayne. then we take you behind the scenes on casting on hbo. then we take you to the country's premier auto auction. a ferrari backend apparently fetch close to $7 million. cheryl: it is for an auger before me. connell: i do not think i needed that comparison. dagen: yes, i am into cars. nicole: that is all they needed. this one is pertaining to the nsa leaker who is over there a broad. snowed and worked from 2009 until earlier this year. they are not talking about this. in the meantime, we have karl icahn in court. the story is so intertwined. dagen: detroit's fiscal crisis. it is just the beginning. potentially facing similar circumstances. there is one difference between us and the city. what is it? connell: wayne rogers is here to tell us, i hope. >> they do what is going on right now. they buy $85 billion a month. t
. send the money to detroit and places that need it here in the united states. they raised tobacco prices. they have done media and marketing campaign. they cut smoking in half in brazil in the last 20 years. charles: my thing i think is more egregious, how do people get the grants? if willie sutton was alive. forget the banks, draw up grant requests. how do you get them? it's a i amazing! liz: $31 billion in grant money available. charles: 31 billion? liz: 31 billion. i tell you i know for a fact at love these researchers actually use the money, i'm not joking to buy houses on lakes in places that they want to travel to. charles: talking earlier in the week, about the restaurant organization, union organization, pushing antibusiness agenda. getting taxpayer dollars. how do they go about it? it is amazing. should look into it. 31 billion. you can imagine, waste, fraud @nd abuse in that thing. liz: use the money here in the united states to help it our people, our poor people. charles: brazilians can figure out how to stop smoking. >> they already have. they're doing it. charles: absolutel
his weight set and just lifts weights. >> do it alone. >> get out of our way. >> detroit free press, one of the largest -- >> did you see that. >> publicly owned muse seems may be the next victim of detroit's bankruptcy filing. christies will appraise the value of all city-owned items at the detroit institute of art. this is sad. >> it is. >> featuring works from van gogh and deyeahgo rivera. the request came from creditors owed $18 billion. >> the city manager said of detroit, the city manager said they're lazy, stupid -- >> there's a lot of people now accusing everybody and trying to get in the way of the bankruptcy filing. >> the "usa today," last year, 1.35 million kids went to the e for sports-related injuries. a survey says that equates to a hospital visit every 25 seconds. the report estimates those injuries caused more than $900 million last year. >> from our parade of papers "seattle times" prolonged use of high blood pressure medication may lead to an increase risk for breast cancer for older women. in a survey of 2700 women, the rate of breast cancer doubled among those w
saying bin laden is dead and detroit is alive. but the fact is you have had to walk that back because there is a threat. apparently serious enough to close all of these embassies. and more broadly, i think you are seeing the collapse of a lot of the progressive doctrine that has gone into obama's foreign policy this notion that beginning even before obama took office in berlin that you could go and apologize for america. blow kisses at europe, then, you know, outstretch your hand to iran and now you go to cairo, apologize for america. apologize for a cia operation that took place nearly a decade before obama was gone. and end wars. and that that would somehow make these threats go away. it just hadn't happened. obama still can't name the threat we face. saying it's just extremism. i know someone who calls himself extreme yoga instructor. put her in guantanamo and make the enemy safer. the enemy in this regard is islamism. we are doing just about nothing to fight that. >> laura: christian, i will take issue with something you said though because while you are right, i think on the lang
washington nationals. another streak in cleveland with the detroit tigers looking for their 11th straight win. seventh inning after striking out in his first three at-bats, miguel cabrera gets ahold of one, boy that's a bomb, gives detroit a one-run lead. they went to extras. top of the 14th inning, prince fielder hits a two-run double gives detroit the win, their 11th in a row, up six games on cleveland in the al central. >> cabrera is close to triple crown again. >> he's incredible. >> this is "star wars" night in st. louis. with a bit of a twist. a gangnam style danceoff. >> wow. >> wow. not sure what was going on there. the dodgers, trying to start another streak after their 15-game road winning streak that ended on tuesday, bad news for the cardinals early, carl crawford smokes one off the pitching elbow of shelby millerp. miller left the game. l.a. broke it open in the second. skip schumacher singles in gonzalez and yasiel puig, dodgers win 12-4. the l.a. dodgers up five games in the nl west. usually within a fan crashes a sporting event it's kind of annoying. little amusing as well. re
happened in new york because new york's murder rate is dramatically lower than detroit of chicago. >> that has given me a chance to make an apology, which is unusual, not to you mr., speaker, so don't get to excited but i said virginia had the highest murder rate according to the fbi in 2009 and it didn't and that was an inaccurate fact and i'm happy to correct it now. mr. speaker, good to talk to you. i look forward to cross fire starting. i can't think of a better person to be involved. good to see you and come back soon. >> good to see you. >>> hanna anderson's first public appearance. she's speaking out. should someone protect her privacy. i'll talk to another kidnapping victim, jaycee dugard. plays a e throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. bjorn earns unlimited rewards for his small business. take these bags to room 12 please. [ garth ] bjorn's small business earns double miles on every purchase every day. produce delivery. [ bjorn ] ju
. >> i feel your pain. >> although we do think city employees working for detroit did think they would get a reasonable retirement compensation the pension cut of even 20 percent could be devastating with the mismanagement of the budget is a reason to eliminate pensions. >> the it is helped to elect the same liberal idiots that lost their pension-fund they reaped the benefits now they should pay for their mistakes as the only way we will ever regain control of the lost government. >> great e-mail's. e-mail me. finally, it is frustrating not there as an individual investor first the.com both in the mortgage meltdown then the great recession. it is tough to keep the faith when your portfolio and gyms around like a yo-yo but the top story of alternative investments points out the desperate place people will go to get a return. the trouble there is many have exorbitant fees and the performance does not make it worthwhile to invest a think we should think of alternative investing in a different way but pick something you know, or love or somebody else and starts a new business american ing
at the states and cities that are taxing people highly like detroit, and you see what eventually happens to them. >> pat, why don't we put a check box on the tax return, and everybody that wants to pay more can pay more? i'm all in favor of free choice. >> you've got a very good point. i really believe that people ought to say, look -- have a surtax for some of the programs our liberal friends support, and some can say, look, this is optional. you can choose to pay or not to pay, and check it off and see which ones do it. every time they've had something like that, about 1% of the folks check it off and pay extra. >> is that fair, ebony? >> i don't think that serves any real purpose, gentlemen. i think ultimately if we want our tax base to be supportive of upward mobility, and that's certainly, i think, the point there, then we need to be collective in that process. >> give me a percentage. out of every dollar that somebody makes in america, regardless of what their income is, what is the maximum somebody should have to pay pto the government? what should they be allowed to keep? for example, i
is on the rocks. >>> we're learning about another terror plot that was foiled. what do new york city and detroit have in common? bankruptcy. all that is
mayor michael bloomberg is taking the lessons of detroit's bankruptcy to heart. he cautioned that new york city could suffer a similar fate if it takes its financial well-being for granted. his warning comes, coincidentally, on an anniversary of new york's own fiscal crises in the '70s. here is a flashback to new york's last federal bailout, which was signed 35 years ago on this day in 1978. >> on the steps of city hall in new york this afternoon, president carter signed into law a bill to keep the city from going bankrupt. with this law, the federal government guarantees more than $1.5 billion of loans to the city over the next four years. the white house decided it should be done outside where it would draw a large crowd. an effort, said the white house aides, to portray firm presidential action. >> we've come a long way. up next, 13 women have now accused san diego mayor bob filner of sexual harassment. when we return, we'll meet one of his accusers. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ [ villain ] well mr. baldwin... it appears our journey has come to a delightf
of this in detroit and chicago, my inner city home of atlanta, georgia, all over the place. now is the time we have to start making them stand up and not just stand out when they feel like they want to. >> and we do that how, just shaming them? >> you've got to call them out. if you don't call them out. if you don't say we're watching you, paying attention to what you're doing, they are going to continue to skate free. hopefully we can bring them to the table on this issue. and the next time they try to cherry pick an issue, we should see them as irrelevant. >> reverend jesse jackson was confronted by this. he said the difference in the zimmerman case, there was a death? >> these young men probably would have killed this young fellow as well. again, the deaths are in chicago. >> why isn't he in chicago. >> you've got to ask him. the thing is as we're having the discussion, maybe jesse jackson is listening. >> maybe reverend sharpton. hold your breath. >> not for long. >> always a pleasure. >> thank you. >>> your health care is important. you take it seriously, we take it seriously on "on the record
-trade. investing unleashed. . voters at the polls in detroit to begin the process of electing the bankrupt city's next mayor. today's primary will pare down 16 to 2 who will advance to november's general election. whoever is elected will probably have little power compared to the city manager kevyn orr. >>> mark zuckerberg speaking puble the first time about immigration reform. he told a story tutoring students in california and one student was undocumented and was concerned he couldn't go to college without pairs. zuckerberg said it touched him. >>> texas state senator wendy davis is lacing up her pink running shoes either for a re-election run or a run for governor. the democrat and rising star made famous by her filibuster of an abortion bill said she will make that decision in a couple of weeks. >>> someone else who might want to move into public office, chelsea clinton. she is learning about talking points. >> i hear my grandmother's voice every day life is not what happens to you about you do you what happens to put. had very much led a private life for a long time and now i am attempting
. >>> the summer home selling season is heading for the home stretch and while the city of detroit has plunged into bankruptcy, its housing market is on the rebound. motown measured a 7th. california is in first. the south looms large and the friendliest cities in america, austin, texas, ranking fifth, thanks to music, food, and lay backed and friendly locals. then savannah, georgia, and iowa and the friendliest city in america is charleston, south carolina, for its hospitality and charm. on the flipside is newark, new jersey, the most unfriendly city. oops. that's followed by oakland, california, new haven, connecticut, detroit, and atlantic city. >>> first step pizza, second step flaming battens. >> mmm. >> mmm. >> come on, who doesn't like a pizza pie? where is the best pizza in america? it's not in deep-dish hometown chicago. the top five, in reverse order, seattle, new york, boston, las vegas, and at number one, it's san diego. would you have guessed that? and those are your number ones here on "weekends with alex witt." you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® for powerful all
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